Olympics By Joe Crilly

Tokyo 2020: Baseball/Softball Set To Strike Out Competition

Following the news that there have been eight sports included in the shortlist to be introduced to the 2020 Olympic Games, William Hill make baseball/softball the 2/7 favourite to take place in Tokyo with squash 10/11 second favourite and karate 3/1.

“Baseball and softball are incredibly popular in Japan and for that reason it looks likely to be reinstated for the first time since the Games were last held in Asia,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

To be included as a non-demonstration sport at the 2020 Olympic Games: 2/7 baseball/softball; 10/11 squash; 3/1 karate; 9/2 wushu; 15/2 bowling; 9/1 sports climbing; 10/1 surfing; 14/1 roller sports